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Re: Branch removal and nested branches

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Branch removal and nested branches
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 16:19:56 -0400 (EDT)

Donald Sharp writes:
> Also, Removing the branch with tag -d doesn't really remove the data,
> it only removes the branch name from the symbols section of the
> ,v file.  You can put yourself in situations where you create
> a new branch( and it reuses the old branch number ), and
> then all of a sudden that new branch has a lot of versions on it.

No, CVS is smarter than that.  When deciding what revision numbers to
use for a new branch, it looks at the existing revisions, not just the

-Larry Jones

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